MEF / Metro Ethernet Forum stories
MEF appoints Kelly Ahuja, Kailem Anderson & Ari Banerjee as senior executives
The company announced the launch of a Technology Advisory Board (TAB) comprised of senior executives from leading global technology companies.
MEF appoints Technology Advisory Board as Senior executives
Leading global tech executives join MEF's new Technology Advisory Board aimed at efficiently bringing new services and solutions to market.
Microsoft joins MEF to support universal SD-WAN & SASE standards
Microsoft joins MEF to expand SD-WAN and SASE standards, supporting the development of MEF 3.0 and contributing to the SASE Service and Attributes.
MEF grants 3.0 SD-WAN certification to Fortinet
MEF has recently certified Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN offering as being able to support MEF 3.0 SD-WAN services.
MEF board of directors appoints new member
Aamir Hussain of Verizon joins MEF board, bringing 25+ yrs of tech expertise to drive MEF 3.0 initiative.
CenturyLink, PLDT, Colt amongst MEF 2019 Award winners
MEG reveals winners of 2019 MEF Awards, recognizing excellence in software-defined networking and network function virtualisation.
MEF launches new certification pilot for inter-provider service automation
MEF pilots LSO Sonata certification for global service automation, aiding faster provider interconnects.
MEF's final draft SD-WAN service standard is publicly available
MEF sets industry milestone with the imminent release of the first SD-WAN service standard.
MEF announces significant progress in its MEF 3.0 project
Today MEF published new Ethernet and IP specifications, progressing Layer 1 projects and the first multi-vendor SD-WAN implementation project.
Channel giants get behind MEF's global networking event
Taking place in Los Angeles, California, the event will bring together over 1000 senior level professionals from over 275 companies around the world.
Fujitsu, PCCW Global, China Telecom...MEF announces new Board of Directors
Re-elected Board members include Eric Puetz from AT&T Labs, Sahar Steiff from PCCW Global and Ralph Sanitoro from Fujitsu.
IN PICS: MEF16 Baltimore - Day 2
MEF16 kicks off in Baltimore with workshops, demos and keynotes. Over 1200 guests attend to shape the future of communications.
The hyper-connected world, change & automation at MEF16
MEF16 opens in Baltimore with keynote speakers discussing the importance of change, automation and Third Network Services.
Industry collaboration is critical, PCCW Global CEO says
PCCW Global CEO, Marc Halbfinger, calls for collaboration and improved security in the Network Services and tech industry.
IN PICS: MEF16 Baltimore - Day 1
Attendees are in for a jam packed schedule throughout the week, with the opening networking reception currently happening.
MEF16 LSO Hackathon revisited
MEF announces the third LSO Hackathon for November, with the events focused on accelerating development of Third Network services.
Winners of the MEF 2015 Excellence Awards
The GEN15 event brought together nearly 125 expert speakers to fuel discussions on the future of agile, assured and orchestrated services.
Huawei achieves high-speed connection milestone
Huawei achieves 100G CE 2.0 certification for its 400G router and OTN equipment, solidifying the future of high-speed connections.
The virtuous cycle: The cloud drives innovation
The reach of the cloud is unprecedented in technological innovation. Service providers are seeing new business in a number of ways.
It's time carriers embrace opportunities from the Cloud
As enterprises embrace the cloud, carriers have an incredible opportunity to assist with migration, layer on orchestration, and differentiate services.
Lifecycle Service Orchestration ramps up in APAC
It’s time for the provisioning of 21st-century data services to enter, well, the 21st century. That’s starting to happen, for one in the APAC market.
CloudEthernet Forum to fight cloud fragmentation
Every cloud provider has its own technologies, its own buzzwords, its own APIs – and that’s a challenge for enterprises.
New global industry association to solve Cloud service provider friction
A new global industry association was launched earlier this year to tackle a whole pile of inter-operability issues between cloud service providers.
10th anniversary approaches for MEF
Predictions suggest Carrier Ethernet market will continue to grow.